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Ebook sales grew 54% in 2011 - leep - 01 May 2012 05:37 PM

Or at least, that's what the headline says here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-17905387

"Digital content now accounts for 8% of the total value of book sales in 2011 - it made up 5% in 2010."

Book sales overall were down though due to a 5% drop in physical book sales.

Still, good news for the indies if ebooks are on the rise, though it may mean more competition from the big publishers if decide to start taking ebooks more seriously.

Still, 8%, plenty more room for growth!


RE: Ebook sales grew 54% in 2011 - Stu Ayris - 01 May 2012 05:38 PM

I wonder if Amazon are including the Free Downloads in their totals?


RE: Ebook sales grew 54% in 2011 - Stephen Livingston - 01 May 2012 07:17 PM

Good news :-)


RE: Ebook sales grew 54% in 2011 - Grace Elliot - 08 May 2012 06:35 PM

Bring it on! It's the future....